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Pottery Retreat

Pottery Retreat

Pottery Retreat bookings are closed indefinitely due to Covid

Aura Pottery offers ceramic art residencies for beginners or intermediate potters to enjoy a ceramics retreat for adults.

The pottery holidays are best suited to serious aspirants looking for personalized teaching & peaceful practice time.

Residential pottery retreats at Aura are structured getaways for individuals who are at the beginner or intermediate level of ceramics. Our pottery retreat is for a minimum duration of 2 weeks and a maximum duration of 12 weeks.

The residential pottery retreat at Aura Pottery means you spend time with like-minded people, explore your own creativity, get inspired by others, and all along enjoy and learn the art of pottery in India. The residential pottery program includes studio and material use, instruction, accommodation and meals

Things you will learn:

  1. Wedging and clay preparation
  2. Wheel throwing, centering, pulling
  3. Making basic pottery shapes
  4. Trimming and finishing on the wheel
  5. Hand building techniques like Pinching, Slab making and Coiling.
  6. Gas Kiln bisque firing method
  7. Glaze application on bisque ware
  8. Gas Kiln glaze firing

Note: Steps 6, 7 and 8 are valid only in a Four to Twelve week program.

Pricing for pottery retreats are as follows:

textTwo Weeks:
INR 63,000
USD 851
textFour Weeks:
INR 1,26,000
USD 1,703
textEight Weeks:
INR 2,52,000
USD 3,405
textTwelve Weeks:
INR 3,78,000
USD 5,108

The retreat is for adults 18 years and above only.
The pricing includes studio use, instruction, lodging and meals. 


Please coordinate your retreat with us over email at hello@aurapottery.comOnce your booking dates are confirmed over email, we will advise you on the payment process over email.



  • Studio Coordinator is available for instruction through the week
  • The Studio is open for practice from 9am to 7pm
  • All material for pottery is included in the above costs
  • Firing & Glazing will be done only for residents staying for a duration of 1 month or more, at an additional cost of Rs. 100 per 100 grams
  • The pottery holiday must be booked and paid for, in advance
  • Please email us at hello@aurapottery.com with your preferred dates to book a residential pottery retreat